SENSIO® 3D Live Network expands further, partnering with CGR Cinémas in France
"CGR Cinémas is a forerunner in digital cinema in France and recognizes the opportunity that live 3D events represent," said Jocelyn Bouyssy, Chief Executive Officer of Circuit George Raymond (CGR Cinémas). "By partnering with the leader in this sector, the pioneer in live 3D and creator of the high-fidelity format SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D, we can ensure we will stay in the lead pack of this new form of entertainment."
The SENSIO® 3D Live Network is a solution for the worldwide cinema distribution of live 3D events. Leveraging the company's 12 years of expertise in the development of technologies and solutions for 3D and the wealth of contacts it has made over this period, SENSIO created this unique network which has enabled the transmission in cinemas of many high-profile events, including the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and the 2011 NBA All-Star weekend.
"This further expansion of our network, and this additional event of the final 2011 RBS 6 Nations France versus Wales rugby match, proves that there is a real and growing interest in live 3D events in cinemas," commented Richard LaBerge, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at SENSIO. "We're very proud that thousands of rugby supporters in the most fanatic regions of France will be able to experience the match as if they were on the sidelines, thanks to our technology."
About CGR Cinémas
Founded in 1974 by Georges Raymond, CGR Cinémas is based in France at La Rochelle. Originally established in the South West of France, CGR Cinémas has expanded its network of multiplexes throughout the country. CGR Cinémas is the third largest exhibitor network and largest independent network in France, with 20 million cinema-goers a year. CGR Cinémas was also the first group in Europe to equip its cinemas with digital technology. Nicole Raymond and her children, Luc and Charles Raymond, took over CGR Cinémas on the death of its founder Georges Raymond. Jocelyn Bouyssy, whose career with CGR Cinémas spans 20 years, is currently Chief Executive Officer of the company.CGR Cinémas
About SENSIO Technologies Inc.
Founded in 1999, SENSIO Technologies Inc. is a pioneer in the 3D industry. Its vision, expertise and state-of-the-art solutions, based on diversified stereoscopic image-processing technologies, have been trusted by some of the biggest names in the broadcasting and consumer electronics sectors, as well as for live 3D events in cinemas, to power numerous industry firsts, initiate new business models and generate immediate revenue with a distinctive 3D offering.SENSIO enables its clients to deliver the best possible 3D experience for the end-user through a broad portfolio of licensed products, based on quality, content, usability and compatibility. These include its flagship, award-winning technology, SENSIO® Hi-Fi 3D, the premium-quality frame-compatible format.SENSIO